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Installation view, Fondazione Olivetti, Rome

Installation view, Fondazione Olivetti, Rome

 

I PESCI ROSSI CRESCONO IN BASE ALLA DIMENSIONE DEL LORO ACQUARIO
(The red fish grow in relation to the size of their aquarium)
2009
video installation- loop
The installation consists of four videos projected contemporarily in the same room, where each video is projected on one of the four walls of the room, all of the same size. The observer is at the center of the room and turning on himself he can see the four videos, as if he’s swimming in an aquarium from were sees different prospective. One of the video shows the kitchen and the others different bedrooms.In the video of the kitchen the three characters are all present and differentiated by size: small, medium and large. In the kitchen the three characters are speaking an incomprehensible language and in these instance their different size clearly appears from the comparison with the other characters present. In other three videos we see the bedrooms of the characters, which are also in scale: the small room (1.5 mx1, 5m) is of the little girl, the medium room (2.5 mx2, 5) is of the medium size boy and large room large (3.5 mx3, 5m) is of the big men.Each of the character, while in the bedroom, performs simple actions: they undress, they read, they write, they water the plant and they go to bed.The scale seems to be reversed: the small girl seems huge in her tiny bedroom and the big men seems smaller because of the huge space around him.

 

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